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  • Brutalism Resurgent

    Edited by Julia Gatley, Stuart King

    Brutalism had its origins in béton brut – concrete in the raw – and thus in the post-war work of Le Corbusier. The British architects Alison and Peter Smithson used the term "New Brutalism" from 1953, claiming that if their house in Soho had been built, "it would have been the first exponent of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1

    The Project Sponsor's Perspective

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    In Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Howard M. Steinberg presents a practical and comprehensive guide to understanding virtually every aspect of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for infrastructure projects. The 25 chapters in Volume 1 are supplemented with…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 3

    EAL Edition

    By Peter Roberts

    The only EAL approved textbook for the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation (600/9331/6) Fully up-to-date with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Expert advice that has been written in collaboration with EAL to ensure that it covers what learners need to know in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Net Zero Energy Buildings

    Case Studies and Lessons Learned

    By Linda Reeder

    This book presents 18 in-depth case studies of net zero energy buildings—low-energy building that generate as much energy as they consume over the course of a year—for a range of project types, sizes, and U.S. climate zones. Each case study describes the owner’s goals, the design and construction…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Implementing Virtual Design and Construction using BIM

    Current and future practices

    By Lennart Andersson, Kyla Farrell, Oleg Moshkovich, Cheryle Cranbourne

    Implementing Virtual Design and Construction using BIM outlines the team structure, software and production ecosystem needed for an effective Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) process through current real world case studies of projects both in development and under construction. It…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Construction Law

    From Beginner to Practitioner

    By Jim Mason

    This innovative book provides a thorough and comprehensive guide to construction law by blending together black letter law and socio-legal approaches. This mixed methodology makes an ideal introduction to the subject for those studying to enter the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC)…

    Paperback – 2016-05-09 
    Routledge

  • New Forms of Procurement

    PPP and Relational Contracting in the 21st Century

    Edited by Marcus C. Jefferies, Steve Rowlinson

    The last three decades have seen the evolution of Public–Private Partnerships (PPPs) and Relationship Contracting (RC) as alternative procurement approaches to traditional methods of delivering public infrastructure. The potential for growth in these new forms of procurement has led to an on-going…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • BIM for Construction Clients

    By Richard Saxon

    With the government-mandated 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 upon us there is a need for everyone in the built environment to embrace the advantages of BIM-enabled working. Clients are not often confident to play their allotted role and must understand what is required of them and how best to utilise…

    Paperback – 2016-05-02 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Eco-Design of Buildings and Infrastructure

    Edited by Bruno Peuportier

    The Chair on Ecodesign for buildings and infrastructures was created by ParisTech in partnership with VINCI with the aim of developing evaluation and simulation tools that integrate all ecodesign aspects (e.g. greenhouse gas emissions, impact on biodiversity, depletion of resources, etc.) and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-02 
    CRC Press

  • Fluid Mechanics Aspects of Fire and Smoke Dynamics in Enclosures

    By Bart Merci, Tarek Beji

    This book aims at fulfilling the need for a handbook at undergraduate and starting researcher level on fire and smoke dynamics in enclosures, giving fluid mechanics aspects a central role. Fluid mechanics are essential at the level of combustion, heat transfer and fire suppression, but they are…

    Paperback – 2016-04-22 
    CRC Press

  • The Impact of Building Information Modelling

    Transforming Construction

    By Ray Crotty

    Construction projects involve a complex set of relationships, between parties with different professional backgrounds trying to achieve a very complex goal. Under these difficult circumstances, the quality of information on which projects are based should be of the highest possible standard. The…

    Paperback – 2016-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Dictionary of Building and Civil Engineering

    English/French French/English, 2nd Edition

    By Don Montague

    This French–English and English–French dictionary lists over 20,000 specialist terms, covering architecture, building, civil engineering and property. It is written for all construction professionals working on projects overseas. This new edition has been revised and extended, as well as pruned,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-14 
    Routledge

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